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The American Libraries collection includes material contributed from across the United States. Institutions range from the Library of Congress to many local public libraries. As a whole, this collection of material brings holdings that cover many facets of American life and scholarship into the public domain. Significant portions of this collection have been generously sponsored by Microsoft, Yahoo!, The Sloan Foundation, and others.

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May 26, 2019 Ferber, Edna, 1887-1968; Kaufman, George S. (George Simon), 1889-1961, joint author
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Depicts the fears, setbacks and daily struggles of aspiring young actors and actresses, and, for the very few, stardom and success
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Topic: Actresses
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May 25, 2019 Griffin, Jocelyn
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comment 1
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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May 25, 2019 Keaton, Eleanor, 1918-1998; Vance, Jeffrey, 1970-; Bowman, Manoah; Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
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Filmography: p. 219-233
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Keaton, Buster, 1895-1966, Keaton, Eleanor, 1918-1998, Keaton, Buster, 1895-1966, Keaton, Eleanor,...
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May 25, 2019 Graffman, Gary
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Includes index
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Graffman, Gary, Pianists
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May 24, 2019 Craigie, William A. (William Alexander), Sir, 1867-1957, editor
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4 volumes 31 cm
( 1 reviews )
Topics: English language -- United States -- Dictionaries, English language -- Etymology -- Dictionaries,...
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May 23, 2019 Hunt, Irene
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A fifteen-year-old boy struggles to survive and come to terms with inner conflicts in the desperate world of the Depression
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Depressions, Family life
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May 22, 2019 Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples), 1898-1963
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"Reprinted with some alterations by kind permission of The Guardian.'"
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Topic: Christianity
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Ages 8-12
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Topics: Mason, Joseph, 1807-1883, Audubon, John James, 1785-1851, Mice, Human-animal relationships,...
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May 21, 2019 Krabbé, Tim; Garrett, Sam
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"Catfish and Mandala is the poignant, lyrical tale of an American odyssey - a solo bicycle voyage around the Pacific Rim to Vietnam - made by a young Vietnamese-American man in pursuit of both his adopted homeland and his forsaken fatherland. Intertwined with an often humorous travelogue spanning a year of discovery is a memoir of war, escape, and, ultimately, family secrets."--BOOK JACKET. "There is Pham's stepgrandfather Le, the fish-sauce baron of Phan Thiet, who claims his...
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Topic: Friendship
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May 21, 2019 Marshall, Marguerite Mooers, 1887-1964; Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture. NcD
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Acquired as part of the Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture
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Topic: Nurses
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May 21, 2019 Hilliard, Nerina
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comment 1
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May 21, 2019 Willis, Jeanne; Ross, Tony, ill
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Originally published: London : Andersen, 2005
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Topics: Mice, Infants, Gorilla, Mice, Babies, Gorilla, Humorous stories
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May 21, 2019 Jane Goodall
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Topics: Goodall, Jane, -- 1934- -- Juvenile literature, Chimpanzees -- Juvenile literature, Zoologists --...
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May 21, 2019 Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-
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"Ages 10-14"--P. [4] of cover
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Topics: Old age, Foster home care, Old age, Foster home care, Foster home care, Old age
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May 19, 2019 Berg, Carol; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"A ROC book."
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May 19, 2019 Sickman, L. C. S. (Laurence C. S.); Soper, Alexander Coburn, 1904-
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Bibliography: p. [493]-499
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Topics: Art, Architecture, Architektur, Geschichte, Kunst
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May 19, 2019 Dawson, Carley
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( 1 reviews )
Topics: Magic, Fantasy
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May 18, 2019 Drysdale, Don; Verdi, Bob
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favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Drysdale, Don, Los Angeles Dodgers (Baseball team), Baseball players
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May 17, 2019 Knight, Damon Francis, 1922-
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They say.--Vinge, J.D. Tin soldier.--Russ, J. Reasonable people.--Lafferty, R.A. Royal licorice.--Book reviews.--Le Guin, U.K. The stars below.--Wilhelm, K. A brother to dragons, a companion of owls.--Wolf, G.K. The bridge builder.--Yaco, M. The winning of the great American greening revolution.--Wolfe, G. Forlesen.--The memory machine.--Arcs & secants
( 1 reviews )
Topic: Science fiction
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May 16, 2019 Renata Adler
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favorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: United States -- Social conditions -- 1960-1980
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May 16, 2019 Simpson, John A
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( 1 reviews )
Topics: Wörterbuch, Englisch Wörterbuch
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May 16, 2019 Cavendish, Richard; Burland, C. A. (Cottie Arthur), 1905-1983; Innes, Brian
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes
favorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Occultism, Mythology, Religion, Mythology, Religion, Occultism, Parapsychology, Mythology,...
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May 16, 2019 Doyle, Amanda
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May 15, 2019 Halpern, Howard Marvin, 1929-
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Includes bibliographical references and index
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Separation (Psychology), Autonomy (Psychology), Anxiety, Separation
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May 15, 2019 Hill, Gregg; Hill, Gina
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The children of Henry Hill, whose life inspired such works as "Wiseguy" and "Goodfellas," share their experiences of growing up in their father's world of witness protection program identities and mafia retribution
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Hill, Gregg, Hill, Gina, Hill, Henry, 1943-, Children of criminals, Family violence, Drug dealers,...
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May 14, 2019 Evans, Richard Paul
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"Ages 12 up"--Jacket
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Teenagers, Friendship, Electricity, Tourette syndrome, Prisoners, Superheroes, Teenagers,...
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May 14, 2019 Francine Rivers
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May 14, 2019 Cavendish, Richard; Burland, C. A. (Cottie Arthur), 1905-1983; Innes, Brian
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes
favorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Occultism, Mythology, Religion, Mythology, Religion, Occultism, Parapsychology, Mythology,...
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May 13, 2019 Charlip, Remy
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Good and bad luck accompany Ned from New York to Florida on his way to a surprise party
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Adventure stories, Travel, Children's stories, American, Luck, Adventure stories, Children's...
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May 13, 2019 Covey, Stephen R
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comment 1
Includes index
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Spiritual life
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May 12, 2019 Dick, Philip K
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Topic: Science fiction
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May 11, 2019 Byrne, Lorna
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Through different eyes -- The gatekeepers -- Stairway to heaven -- Why do you hide from me? -- Elijah -- Absorbing the pain of others -- A creature without a soul -- The intermediary -- The angel of death -- The bombers -- The angel of mother's love -- Country cottage -- Telling Joe -- I never knew I had a guardian angel -- The power of prayer -- The tunnel -- Three knocks on the window -- Isn't Lorna lucky-- -- "I'm here, I'm here--here I am!" -- The golden chain -- I need some...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Byrne, Lorna, Women mystics, Religious biography
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May 11, 2019 Brown, Margaret Wise, 1910-1952; Charlip, Remy, ill; Eichenberg, Fritz, 1901-1990, donor. DLC
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When they find a dead bird, a group of children bury it in the woods, sing a song to it, and put flowers on the grave
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Death, Death
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May 11, 2019 Gordon, Victoria, 1942-
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favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Romance fiction, Romance-language fiction
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May 10, 2019 Erin Hunter
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favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Cats -- Juvenile fiction, Feral cats -- Juvenile fiction
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May 10, 2019 Kurt Vonnegut
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favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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May 9, 2019 MacLysaght, Edward
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Bibliography: p. 316-336
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Names, Irish, Names, Personal
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May 9, 2019 Jordan, Penny
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May 8, 2019 Hart, Jessica
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13-point type
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Princesses, Scots
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May 8, 2019 Suzanne, Jamie; Pascal, Francine
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"A Bantam Skylark book."
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Twins--Fiction
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May 7, 2019 Martin, Ann M., 1955-
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"An Apple paperback."
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Babysitters, Clubs
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May 7, 2019 Miles, Cindy
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After centuries of protecting lost souls, modern day earthbound angel Gawan of Conwyk is a month shy of retirement (into blessed mortality) when a new case drops in his lap or, more specifically, onto the road to his ancient, spirit inhabited castle. When he finds Ellie stumbling in the rain, she doesn't know who she is or how she got to the north of England ; as it turns out, she is more dead than alive, a corporeal projection fluttering about betwixt the living and the unliving. To help her,...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Romance - Paranormal, Fiction, Fiction - Romance, Angels
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May 6, 2019 Jensen, Muriel
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May 4, 2019 Blackwell, William A; Grigsby, Leonard L
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Includes index
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Electric networks
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May 4, 2019 Funk, Mary Margaret
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [141]-144)
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Cassian, John, ca. 360-ca. 435, Catholic Church, Deadly sins, Spiritual life
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May 3, 2019 O'Sullivan, Joanne
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Includes index
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Handicrafts, Hobbies/Crafts, General, Crafts & Hobbies, Crafts / Hobbies, Nineteen sixties,...
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May 3, 2019 Scanlon, Jennifer, 1958-
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 335-339) and index
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Feminists, Feminism, Féministes, Féminisme, Feminism, Feminists, Feministen, Vrouwenbeweging,...
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favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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May 1, 2019 Hesse, Karen
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In a series of poems, fifteen-year-old Billie Jo relates the hardships of living on her family's wheat farm in Oklahoma during the dust bowl years of the Depression
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Dust storms, Farm life, Depressions, Poetry, Dust storms, Farm life, Depressions, Poetry
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May 1, 2019 h.s stuttman publishers
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Expanded ed. of: The unexplained. Reference ed. 1986
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Curiosities and wonders, Supernatural, Supernatural, Parapsychology, Occultism, Occultism,...
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Apr 30, 2019 Zuboff, Shoshana, 1951-
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Bibliography: p. [430]-457
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Automation, Automation, Machinery in the workplace, Organizational effectiveness, Automatisation,...
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Apr 30, 2019 Lennox, Marion
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favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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Apr 30, 2019 Martin, Ann M., 1955-
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"An Apple paperback."
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Babysitters, Clubs, Mystery and detective stories, Clubs, Babysitters, Girls, Babysitting,...
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Apr 30, 2019 Goldsmith, Joel S., 1892-1964; Sinkler, Lorraine, ed
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favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: New Thought
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Apr 29, 2019 Holmes, Ernest, 1887-1960
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"Originally published as the 1957 annual edition of Science of mind magazine under the title "An introduction to the basic ideas of science of mind."
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Reference, New Thought
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Apr 28, 2019 Mera, H. P. (Harry Percival), 1875-1951
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comment 1
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( 1 reviews )
Topics: Navajo Indians, Indians of North America
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Apr 28, 2019 Moore, Robert L; Gillette, Douglas
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [313]-326) and index
favorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Men, Masculinity, Archetype (Psychology), Kings and rulers
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Apr 28, 2019 Nathan, Jean (Jean Elson)
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 289-302)
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Wright, Dare, Wright, Dare, Authors, American, Children's stories
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Apr 28, 2019 Kenner, Julie; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"Love Spell contemporary romance"--Spine
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Apr 27, 2019 Speare, Elizabeth George
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When the Romans brutally kill Daniel bar Jamin's father, the young Palestinian searches for a leader to drive them out, but comes to realize that love may be a more powerful weapon than hate. Set in Galilee in the time of Jesus, this story tells of a young Jewish rebel who is won over to the gentle teachings of Jesus. "A dramatic, deeply felt narrative whose characters and message will long be remembered
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Jesus Christ
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Apr 26, 2019 Lamb, Charlotte
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favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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Apr 26, 2019 Casey, Kevin K., 1967-; Dixon, Jean L., ill
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Includes index
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Judo, Judo
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Apr 26, 2019 Titilola Alexandrah Shoneyin
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comment 4
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: Polygamy, Wives, Families, Fiction
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Apr 25, 2019 Grass, Günter, 1927-
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Translation of: Die R©Þttin
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Apr 25, 2019 Muirden, James; Clarke, Vanessa
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comment 1
Bibliography: p. 183
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Astronomy, Astronomie
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Apr 24, 2019 Bianchin, Helen
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Lara's beloved restaurant is in crisis, and only her dark, brooding stepbrother, Wolfe, can help. He demands that in exchange for money, Lara must become his convenient wife
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Restaurateurs, Stepbrothers, Arranged marriage
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Apr 24, 2019 hyperion
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"World premiere movie event Stephen King's Rose Red, February ABC"--Sticker on cover
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Rimbauer, Ellen (Fictitious character), Parapsychology, Autobiographical fiction, Reardon, Joyce...
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Apr 24, 2019 Sheeter, Kim; American Automobile Association
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"Includes more than 100 of American's most popular theme parks; complete descriptions of all rides; special rides for young children; restaurants, snack bars, catering services, and accommodations; shows, seasonal specials, holiday spectaculars; helpful hints for traveling with children; operating hours, locations, admission fees; special-interest indexes listing water parks, safari parks, movie parks, and much more"--Cover
favorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Amusement parks, Amusement parks
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Apr 24, 2019 Cunningham, Elaine, 1957-
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"Forgotten realms fantasy adventure."
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Forgotten realms (Imaginary place)
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Apr 24, 2019 Koontz, Dean R. (Dean Ray), 1945-
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Intrigued by reports of a man who has saved twelve lives in just three months reporter Holly Thorne investigates and finds herself attracted to a tortured angel
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Topics: Journalists, Psychics, Rescues
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Apr 21, 2019 Martin, Ann M., 1955-
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"An Apple paperback."
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Babysitters, Divorce, Family problems, Babysitters, Divorce, Family problems
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Apr 20, 2019 Stilton, Geronimo, author
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109 pages : 20 cm
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Buried treasure -- Fiction, Survival -- Fiction, Shipwrecks -- Fiction, Prehistoric peoples --...
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Apr 18, 2019 Martin, Ann M., 1955-
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"An Apple paperback."
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Babysitters, Cats
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Apr 18, 2019 Martin, Ann M., 1955-
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"An Apple paperback."
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Babysitters, Seashore